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Texarkana, Texas City Council Meets Tonight

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The Texarkana, Texas City Council meets today at 6PM at Texas side City Hall.

The council will have some site plan and rezoning issues on the agenda for this first meeting in the month of February.

Here is a complete agenda for tonight’s meeting:

I. CALL TO ORDER, ROLL CALL, ESTABLISHMENT OF QUORUM

II. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE BY COUNCIL MEMBER DR. BRIAN MATTHEWS

III. MAYOR’S REMARKS AND ITEMS OF COMMUNITY INTEREST Upcoming City Council Meetings: Monday, February 27, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Monday, March 13, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Monday, March 27, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Parks & Recreation Events: February 23rd & 24th 25th Annual Fishing Derby Spring Lake Park For a complete list of Parks and Recreation activities and information call (903) 798-3978.

Appointments to Boards & Commissions

IV. OPEN FORUM: COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC (LIMIT 5 MINUTES EACH) Items scheduled for “Public Hearing” or have been heard at a previous “Public Hearing” are not to be addressed at the “Open Forum”.

V. ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION

Consent Items

1. Consider approval of the minutes of the Regular Meeting of the City Council held on January 23, 2017 at 6PM.

2. Consider approval of the minutes of the Special Joint Meeting of the City Council, Riverbend Water Resources District, and Sulphur River Basin Authority held on January 10, 2017 at 6PM.

3. Ordinance No. 2017-015 amending Ordinance No. 2016-086 concerning the fiscal year 2016-17 budget to allow for non-expended funds from the FY2015 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant in the amount totaling $14,005.42. Public Hearing: Second Briefing: Council Vote: February 13, 2017

Action Items

VI. FIRST BRIEFINGS

1. Resolution No. 2017-010 authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with MidContinental Restoration Company, Inc in an amount not to exceed Ninety-Nine Thousand Nine Hundred Seventy Dollars ($99,970.00) for the Millwood Water Treatment Plant settling basin concrete repairs. Public Hearing: February 27, 2017 Second Briefing: March 13, 2017 Council Vote: March 27, 2017

2. Resolution No. 2017-011 approving the 2017 fiscal year Ark-Tex Council of Governments Homeland Security Grant submission to the Office of the Governor. Public Hearing: Second Briefing: Council Vote: February 13, 2017

3. Resolution No. 2017-013 authorizing support for a Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) housing tax credit development application for the “Residences at Texarkana”. Public Hearing: February 27, 2017 Second Briefing: March 13, 2017 Council Vote: March 27, 2017

4. Resolution No. 2017-014 authorizing the City Manager to enter into an addendum to Contract 16-2001-00 in an amount not to exceed $200,000.00 utilizing EPA Brownfields grant funds for the hazardous materials remediation of 203/205 W. Broad Street. Public Hearing: Second Briefing: Council Vote: February 13, 2017

5. Resolution No. 2017-016 approving and authorizing publication of notice of intention to issue certificates of obligation and declaring expectation to reimburse expenditures with proceeds of future debt. Public Hearing: Second Briefing: Council Vote: February 13, 2017

VII. PUBLIC HEARINGS

1. Ordinance No. 2017-007 amending PD-85-1(GR) for site plan approval on a 1.781 acre tract of land being all of Tracts 5 and 5A in the Mary E. Willis Subdivision (proposed Lot 1, Richmond Road Runner Subdivision), located at 1632 Richmond Road. John D. Harris, applicant. MTG Engineers and Surveyors, agent. Public Hearing: February 13, 2017 Second Briefing: February 27, 2017 Council Vote: March 13, 2017

2. Ordinance No. 2017-008 amending PD-99-9(C) for site plan approval on a 2.176 acre tract of land being part of Tract 339B in the Nancy Dycus HRS, A-145 (proposed Lot 1, Highway 67 Road Runner Subdivision), located at 4603 West 7th Street. John D. Harris, applicant. MTG Engineers and Surveyors, agent. Public Hearing: February 13, 2017 Second Briefing: February 27, 2017 Council Vote: March 13, 2017

3. Ordinance No. 2017-009 revoking Specific Use Permit No. S-499 that permitted the location of the outdoor display of an above ground pool business on an approximate 0.637 acre tract of land in the Thomas Price HRS, A-466, located at 3314 New Boston Road. City of Texarkana, Texas, applicant. Public Hearing: February 13, 2017 Second Briefing: February 27, 2017 Council Vote: March 13, 2017

VIII. SECOND BRIEFING WITH UPDATES

IX. SECOND BRIEFING WITHOUT UPDATES

X. ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION

Staff Updates

XI. ADMINISTRATIVE COMMENTS

1. Council

2. Staff

XII. ADJOURNMENT

 

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